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Joplin, Missouri

Brooks Butler

Journalist
Joplin, Missouri
Brooks was initially set on going into medicine before discovering crypto. He earned a bachelor's in cognitive science at Yale and a master's in management at Duke.
  • Vitalik Buterin Puts Forward EIP-4488

    News

    This week Vitalik Buterin and Ethereum developer Ansgar Dietrichs co-authored a new Ethereum Improvement Proposal called EIP-4488 that seeks to cut the gas fees of Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solutions....

  • “Parody” Token Struck Down by Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien

    News

    The Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, has successfully won the intellectual property case it had filed against the developer of the...

  • EIP-1559 Has Burned 1 Million Ethereum

    Technology

    EIP-1559 has now burned over 1 million ETH worth roughly $4.3 billion. EIP-1559 Hits 1 Million ETH Burned Ethereum’s EIP-1559 update has taken over 1 million ETH out of circulation....

  • Eurosystem Publishes New Oversight Framework

    News

    The European Central Bank (ECB)’s Governing Council has today announced a new oversight framework for electronic payments. ECB Regulatory Framework Published The ECB’s oversight framework for electric payment instruments, schemes,...

  • Electric Coin Company Announces Wallet for Zcash

    News

    Today, the Electric Coin Company (ECC), which invented Zcash ($ZEC), a privacy coin, has announced that it will be releasing an ECC wallet. It will also improve the interoperability of...

  • ConstitutionDAO Loses Sotheby’s Auction

    News

    Tonight, an original copy of The U.S. Constitution was sold at auction at Sotheby’s in New York City for $43,173,000. ConstitutionDAO, which raised over $47 million to bid on the...

  • DCG Secures $600M Credit Facility

    Business

    Money continues to flow into the cryptocurrency industry, this time at a particularly deep institutional level.  DCG Raises $600 Million Credit Facility  Digital Currency Group (DCG), the behemoth digital asset...

  • KuCoin Launches $100M Fund to Build Out Metaverse Projects

    Business

    KuCoin Labs has announced a $100 million Metaverse fund to help develop and support early-stage Metaverse projects. KuCoin Bets on Virtual Worlds KuCoin Labs, the investment and research arm of...